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Linda’s Dream

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Cultivar
Linda’s Dream
Originator
McCrae/Adelman
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2013

Seedling McCrae #130. Parentage: ‘Westerner’ open pollinated. First year bloomed unknown, propagated 2006. JAPANESE type. Flowers are medium depth bright magenta, 8 inches in size (20 cm), and fragrant. Cupped guards are generally smooth-edged, but some are irregularly notched. Two to four carpels, green and smooth. Dark magenta stigmas with elongated necks (styles in botanical terminology). Staminodal disk obscure, barely visible, the few projections visible are magenta colored. Mid/late season bloom period. No notes on seed production, though fertility is expected. Upright growth to 40 inches (100 cm). Mechanical support not needed.

Reference: 2013-365:016